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Neurodiversity and Fatherhood: Life as a Young Partner – Phill Bratt  – S8E12

Legal careers can be challenging, especially when you’re first starting out. In this episode we spoke to Phill Bratt, a Partner at Keoghs and Host of the London Insurance Lawyer Podcast, about how young people can make the biggest impact in their careers. He also shared his experience of being neurodivergent and a new dad, shedding light on how these things have impacted his working life.   So why should you be listening in?   You can hear Rob and Phill discussing: 

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How to Write Well: Inside ‘Elegant Legal Writing’ – Ryan McCarl  – S8E11

Legal professionals typically have to deal with huge volumes of writing. We spoke with Ryan McCarl, a Partner at Rushing McCarl LLP and Author of ‘Elegant Legal Writing’, about how lawyers can create the best possible briefs, without relying on generative AI models. We also touched on some basic principles for next-generation legal education, including the importance of great communication skills.   So why should you be listening in?   You can hear Rob and Ryan discussing:   Ryan’s background in litigation   The

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Innovations & Legal Careers – Mitch Kowalski  – S8E10

In this episode, your host, Rob Hanna, was joined by Mitch Kowalski, the Senior Commercial Legal Counsel at Greater Toronto Airports Authority and author of ‘Avoiding Extinction: Reimagining Legal Services for the 21st Century’ and ‘The Great Legal Reformation: Notes from the Field’. They explore the changing career trajectories within the legal services industry, touching on everything from AI to well-being.   So why should you be listening in?   You can hear Rob and Mitch discussing:   Private vs in-house practices  Innovations

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Operation Tech: Improve Your Business With Legal Technology – Eamon Chawke  – S8E9

Explore the impact of legal tech in boutique practices with this week’s guest, Éamon Chawke. Éamon is a Partner at Briffa Solicitors, a firm that specialises in intellectual property and IT law. In this episode, your host, Rob Hanna, led a fascinating conversation that covered everything from the impact of IP law on small businesses to Éamon’s experiences of working with our sponsor Clio.   So why should you be listening in?   You can catch Rob and Éamon talking about:   What

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Creating Equitable Access to Representation – Joshua Brumley  – S8E8

Get an inside look at the world of personal injury law with Joshua Brumley, the CEO of Brumley Law Firm. In this episode, we explore the realm of equitable justice, including Josh’s work to ensure that non-English-speaking people in the USA can access reliable legal representation and safeguard themselves and their families. We also touched on Josh’s fascinating professional background, including how he juggles so many roles while managing his firm.     So why should you be listening in?   You

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Changing Perceptions of Legal Tech – Ved Nathwani  – S8E6

In this episode of the Legally Speaking Podcast we were joined by third-year law student, Founder and Managing Director of Cataclysm Ventures Ved Nathwani to talk about his experiences as a young entrepreneur. He talked about his company, as well as his roles at the World Economic Forum, The Future Proof Project, Ada Ventures, BfB Labs and Stephenson Harwood. With so much experience already under his belt, Ved is an impressive next-generation lawyer and business person.   𝐒𝐨, 𝐰𝐡𝐲 𝐬𝐡𝐨𝐮𝐥𝐝 𝐲𝐨𝐮

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Flexible Working and Ethics in Law – Bellevue Law’s Founder Florence Brocklesby – S8E3

In this episode of The Legally Speaking Podcast, we sit down with Florence Brocklesby, the visionary founder of Bellevue Law. With a rich background spanning international giants like Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer to the entrepreneurial venture that is Bellevue Law, Florence shares her motivations and the experiences that have shaped her career in litigation, dispute resolution, and employment law. She stands out not only for her legal acumen but also for her dedication to making the legal system more accessible and equitable.  𝐒𝐨,

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Legalito and The Partnership: Revolutionising Conveyancing – Peter Ambrose – S8E2

In this episode of The Legally Speaking Podcast, we welcome Peter Ambrose, CEO of The Partnership and founder of Legalito, as he shares his unique journey from the world of IT and software to revolutionising the conveyancing process in the legal sector. With a career spanning over 15 years in business development and technology, Peter has leveraged his expertise to address some of the core problems in conveyancing, creating solutions that aim to bring about real change. With Legalito, Peter aims

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Law and Social Entrepreneurship: Bridging Finance & Future – Venandah Madanhi – S8E1

This episode of The Legally Speaking Podcast shines a spotlight on Venandah Madanhi, a lawyer and social entrepreneur at the forefront of legal innovation and youth empowerment. As an Associate in Milbank LLP’s London office and a key figure in the European Leveraged Finance/Capital Markets Group, Venandah offers an insightful glimpse into the complex world of leveraged finance and capital markets, demystifying its role and impact. Beyond her legal practice, Venandah is the driving force behind Talk About, an organisation dedicated

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Empowering Youth through The Kids Law Journey – Alma-Constance Denis-Smith & Lucinda Acland – S7E43

In a special episode of The Legally Speaking Podcast, we’re joined by the dynamic duo behind Kids Law, Alma-Constance Denis-Smith & Lucinda Acland. Together, they’re on a mission to demystify the legal world for children and their families, one episode at a time. Alma-Constance, a young leader with a passion for making a difference, and Lucinda, a qualified solicitor turned dedicated podcast host, share their journey from the initial concept to the creation of Kids Law. They dive into the

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